Rating:
3 votes

Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge

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Harborbridge

Taken from the deck of the USS Lexington

Photo taken by Julie Cowen in February 2012

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BH Photo #225252

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Steel through truss arch bridge over Corpus Christi Ship Channel on US 181 in Corpus Christi
Location
Corpus Christie, Nueces County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1987; closed due to damage from Hurricane Harvey in August 2017; reopened October 2017
Design
Steel truss through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 620.1 ft.
Total length: 5,818.2 ft. (1.1 mi.)
Deck width: 72.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Corpus Christi Ship Channel Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.81222, -97.39528   (decimal degrees)
27°48'44" N, 97°23'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/658064/3077434 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Corpus Christi
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 161780010106041 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33300 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 60.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
52,900

Update Log 

  • October 26, 2017: New photo from Matthew
  • September 6, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 11, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • March 15, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 11, 2012: New photos from Julie Cowen
  • August 10, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • February 26, 2011: New Street View added by Craig Philpott

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